Formations >> C.O.P.
Formations of the
is known about the Consensus of Parts, other than its supposed
existence as a vast machine empire based on the precepts
of logic. The Consensus of Parts is believed to be run by
Artificial Intelligences which are formed by networking
its many machine and organic intelligences. In fact, many
parts of the Consensus are not, in and of themselves, sentient.
These small drones, nanites and other micro-machines spend
most of their lives simply going about their pre-programmed
business. But when intelligent decision making is necessary,
a large number of these components network with each other.
Millions, even billions of different machines interlink,
forming the temporary Consensi which give the C.O.P. its
name. As observed, these Consensi are fully sentient, capable
of complex reasoning and decision making. But as with many
artificial intelligence entities, the decisions made by
the C.O.P. can seem terrifyingly cold and ruthless to organic